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Partner Ted Banks authored Antitrust and Competition Law: Where Is It Going in 2015?

Partner Ted Banks authored Antitrust and Competition Law: Where Is It Going in 2015?  The article discusses how case law evolution and enforcement priorities in antitrust impact on antitrust compliance priorities.  The article is part of the LRN Compliance Risk Forecast Report, and is available at http://www.corporatecomplianceinsights.com/antitrust-competition-law-going-2015/.

FTC crackdown on associations’ bylaws underscores the importance of antitrust counsel

Whenever there is an opportunity for competitors to get together, there is a chance that they will start to talk about things they shouldn’t, such as how they compete with one another. The purpose of many trade associations is to bring competitors together. Almost every price-fixing case brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) has, somewhere in the case, a trade association that facilitated the cartel that is being prosecuted.